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Compelling Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Compelling

Please enjoy these Compelling Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Know that the true essence of the Golden Rule
is always being compassionate, kind,
generous, and being in service to others.
Compelling others to behave as you wish
them to behave in the name of the
Golden Rule is a corruption of a sacred principle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Values Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Inspirational

A woman's life can really be a succession of lives,
each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge,
and each marked off by some intense experience.
- Wallis Simpson

I believe in the compelling power of love.
I do not understand it.
I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.
- Theodore Dreiser

Reason gains all people by compelling none.
- Aaron Hill

 

The Olympics remain the most compelling search for
excellence that exists in sport,
and maybe in life itself.
- Dawn Fraser

Our faith is stronger than death, our philosophy is firmer than flesh,
and the spread of the Kingdom of God upon the earth
is more sublime and more compelling.
- Dorothy Day

Wanting something is not enough.
You must hunger for it.
Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order
to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.
- Les Brown

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To portray a maniac offers a compelling challenge.
- Bela Lugosi

If diversity is what is a central value in every selective
university in the United States,
then it ought to be seen as a compelling interest by the Supreme Court.
- Eleanor Holmes Norton

Thinking has become a superfluous exercise...
purely internal, without compelling force,
more or less a game.
- Jacques Ellul

The heart of Dragon's Lair has always been its compelling story.
With Dragon's Lair 3D, we think the team has really
created an interactive animated movie.
- Don Bluth

Because religion has such a compelling hold on the
deep psyches of so many people,
feminists cannot afford to leave it in the hands of the fathers.
- Carol P. Christ

The paradox of reality is that no image is as compelling
as the one which exists only in the mind's eye.
- Shana Alexander

With this first novel, I am just above the foothills,
but I see the path to the top, and it is my desire
to write compelling stories about everything that I find of interest.
- Guy Johnson

With such compelling information, the question is why
haven't we been able to do more to prevent the crisis
of underage drinking? The answer is:
the alcohol industry.
- Lucille Roybal-Allard

If the story's interesting and it's a compelling script,
I'd be thrilled to be a part of it.
- Andre Braugher

So to me it's very similar in terms of trying to distill within the image,
those elements that are gonna form, hopefully,
a compelling visual statement.
- John Sexton

A compelling story, even if factually inaccurate,
can be more emotionally compelling than a dry recitation of the truth.
- Frank Luntz

If you make compelling television, they will come.
- Henry Winkler

It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory,
and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I believe that given the audience attention level,
we could do an even more compelling 90 minutes.
- Vince McMahon

When a man fails to see the truth of certain generally accepted views,
there is no law compelling him to provoke animosity
by announcing his dissent.
- George Henry Lewes

If you have some magical chemistry that actually find
the music you make compelling,
that is a big bonus.
- Geddy Lee

You can watch any episode you want and have a compelling story being told.
- Christopher Meloni

It would be hard to find a more compelling example
of the American dream than Alberto Gonzales.
- Jon Kyl

Within each such social group, a feeling of solidarity prevails,
a compelling need to work together and a joy in doing
so that represent a high moral value.
- Christian Lous Lange

I look at life, the experiences I've had,
at the human condition, the dynamics between people,
the news (world news), and draw from the compelling realities all around us.
- Leslie Banks

It's fun to see a lot of the crowd become embarrassed.
You're kind of watching them almost wanting to not watch the screen,
but they have to because it's so compelling!
- Will Friedle

The basic guarantees of our Constitution are warrants for the here and now,
and unless there is an overwhelmingly compelling reason,
they are to be promptly fulfilled.
- Arthur J. Goldberg

A lot of compelling stories in the world aren't being told,
and the fact that people don't know about them compounds the suffering.
- Anderson Cooper

Sometimes it's like watching a train wreck.
You're uncomfortable, but you just can't help yourself.
Some of those so-called bad interviews actually turned
into compelling television.
- Tony Danza

You can talk about Holocaust denial,
but it's really marginal for the most part.
What is compelling about the Armenian genocide,
is how it has been forgotten.
- Atom Egoyan

I think it's impossible for any of us not to find television,
and the political process at its best on television,
compelling.
- Peter Jennings

Despite recent media reports that have clouded,
or even misrepresented, the facts, there is compelling
evidence that al-Qaida and Iraq have been linked for more than a decade.
- Elizabeth Dole

The mountain music...
is compelling music in its own right,
harking back to a time when music was a part of everyday
life and not something performed by celebrities.
- Ethan Coen

It is my opinion that everything must be based on a simple idea.
And it is my opinion that this idea,
once we have finally discovered it,
will be so compelling, so beautiful,
that we will say to one another,
yes, how could it have been any different.
- John Archibald Wheeler

The epic poet has behind him a tradition of matter
and a tradition of style;
and that is what every other poet has behind him too;
only,
for the epic poet, tradition is rather narrower,
rather more strictly compelling.
- Lascelles Abercrombie

It makes sense that whatever the topic is,
it's more compelling if you can provide the audience
with a range of perspectives,
and you can cross disciplines.
And you don't have to control what people take out of it.
- Bernice Johnson Reagon

We are in possession of what I think to be compelling
evidence that Saddam Hussein has,
and has had for a number of years, a developing capacity
for the production and storage of weapons of mass destruction.
- Bob Graham

It is quite clear that compelling content,
which is made available on economic terms that respect
the intellectual rights of owners,
can be a tremendous spur to the growth of broadband networks.
- John Doerr

My shorthand answer is that I try to write the kind
of book that I would like to read.
If I can make it clear and interesting and compelling to me,
then I hope maybe it will be for the reader.
- David McCullough

If you feel driven and compelled to make your work
and to be fiercely original and have something unique to say,
in a compelling way, then chances are the helpers will
be there for you the doors will open some,
the ice will crack.
- David Knopfler

In and after 1964 when I began to concern myself with the biological issues,
and particularly from 1967 onwards, the extent of the
problems over which I felt uneasy increased to such
a point that in 1968 I felt a compelling urge to make my views public.
- Andrei Sakharov

There was something to me that was really compelling about that woman,
already knowing she couldn't get pregnant.
When I made that movie I was maybe 24,
and to be 24 and already know you can't get pregnant,
that was really interesting to me.
- Maggie Gyllenhaal

If you don't pay attention and if your imagination
isn't pretty much engaged,
you're going to miss things and you're going to miss
opportunities for it to be as compelling and as creepy as it can be.
- Bruce Greenwood

The natural consequence of our submission,
even in part, to the system that looks to compelling
the export of raw products,
the exhaustion of the land, the cheapening of labour,
and the export of the labourer.
- Henry Charles Carey

And I like being able to go back and forth,
and I don't really care if it's a small budget or big
budget or studio or independent,
as long as it's got a story that's compelling and there's
enough money to make the picture.
- Griffin Dunne

An actress who has the gift of swaying the emotions of an audience,
of compelling tribute of tears, or of moving the public to joyous merriment,
cannot always be satisfied to set aside her whole career,
in the work that she loves, simply because she is married.
- Billie Burke

The story drove the book.
That had a very seminal effect on the way I saw writing and storytelling.
If you can set a character in a story that is compelling and has a backbone,
you draw people in.
- Dick Wolf

It's an old trick now, God knows, but it works every time.
At the very moment women start to expand their place in the world,
scientific studies deliver compelling reasons for them to stay home.
- Mary Kay Blakely

Scientists often have a naive faith that if only they
could discover enough facts about a problem,
these facts would somehow arrange themselves in a compelling and true solution.
- Theodosius Dobzhansky

It's like a piece of music; you never lose sight of the theme.
Each scene pushes off to the next like music builds
and you can almost hear the next chord progression,
so it has a strict structure, which is very compelling.
- David Strathairn

It takes great skill to tell a compelling story in under 60 seconds.
These five directors have mastered the format,
using their talent, craft and imagination to provide
us with some of the most innovative filmmaking out there today.
- Michael Apted

President Bush's proposal to focus our resources on
sending humans to Mars is intriguing,
but it is not the most compelling reason that Americans
ought to focus our interest on the Red Planet.
- Jay Inslee

Well, Well, Well, its certainly a compelling provocative
exciting delicious to think about idea,
smart people say the universe is so big there must
be something statistically it could be likely there
could be something happening on some other world.
- Jeff Goldblum

Our hope is to deliver an incredibly fun and compelling
game that will give the fans more than what they've been waiting for,
and show a whole new generation of gamers how much
fun it is to live the life of a pirate!
- Sid Meier

I have always felt that this story is universal.
When I began to understand the details of the history,
I felt that the most compelling aspect was not what happened,
but what continues to happen and how it is denied.
- Atom Egoyan

Millions of men have lived to fight,
build palaces and boundaries,
shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force
of all times has been the force of originality and
creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
- Ansel Adams

To advise is not to compel.
- Anton Chekhov

A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment.
He creates favorable conditions.
His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires.
- Orison Swett Marden

I would like above any other place to go to Hartford.
I want to face the conservatism there centered and compel it into decency.
- Victoria Woodhull

His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs,
but there will never be equality in the servants' hall.
- J. M. Barrie

The Growing Smarter laws now in place compel every
community to plan their future growth and allow every
citizen the right to be heard when those decisions are made.
- Jane D. Hull

To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas
he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
- Thomas Jefferson

O accursed hunger of gold, to what dost thou not compel human hearts!
- Virgil

There is no reason why marriage should necessarily
compel an actress to forego her career.
- Billie Burke

But I can tell you what your folly and injustice will compel us to do.
It will compel us to be free from your domination,
and more self-reliant than we have been.
- John H. Reagan

To compel the nation with challenge the traditional
American doctrine of freedom of the seas,
every man and every ship in the navy is solemnly pledged.
- Josephus Daniels

No military timetable should compel war when a successful outcome,
namely a disarmed Iraq may be feasible without war,
for example by allowing more time to the UN inspectors.
- Douglas Hurd

It would do the world good if every man would compel
himself occasionally to be absolutely alone.
Most of the world s progress has come out of such loneliness.
- Bruce Barton

No iron chain, or outward force of any kind,
can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve.
- Thomas Carlyle


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